Publisher - Travel

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Trade
Category: 
Editorial, Product Management
Region: 
London
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000013481

Are you passionate about Travel and looking forward to getting back out there? If you are a creative, visual and strategic publisher, why not jump into a fantastic new role, Publisher, at the worlds leading travel book publisher...

We are looking for an innovative publisher with a passion for travel, who has the strategic and analytical skill set to come in and make big, exciting changes to our clients flagship guide books.

You will be reporting into the Managing Director and working in close collaboration with the digital team, to redesign the entire portfolio of print guidebooks.

What We're Looking For:

* Publisher or senior editorial professional

* Proven commercial success in a publishing or content business

* Demonstrated ability to think strategically in a global environment with exposure to

book publishing processes and markets

* Proven experience in a leadership role with strong interpersonal skills and the ability

to lead a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team with shared purpose

* An understanding of information design in print, gained from working in magazine,

newspaper or illustrated non-fiction publishing

* Ability to analyse and interpret market trends and other external perspectives to

identify content and product opportunities

* A commitment to quality and continuous improvement - including a willingness to

question current practice, to be hands-on with strong attention to detail

We are very open to background on this role, in particular we would welcome applications from those with experience in Illustrated Publishing, Travel publishing - books or magazines, magazine publishing with a travel element to it.

If this is exciting to you please send you CV immediately by following the link below and Suzy Astbury will get you fully briefed on the role.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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